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  • louise
    Oct 4, 2004
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      If you plan to stay in that play, I'll speak to you from the other
      one.

      "Had he his hurts before?"
      "Ay, on the front".

      The one thing I envy the Scots (apart from the landscapes): they
      understand the importance of teaching history to the young.

      Louise


      --- In existlist@yahoogroups.com, "bjunius30" <bjunius30@n...> wrote:
      >
      > "To be or not to be."
      >
      > If you plan to be a poet then you are the suffering that you
      > keep. And perhaps that is not too much to your boot, but an
      > affair of words are like daggers, and you must pierce them
      > through for what else can they do?
      >
      > Yes, Anti-republican too, but hardly the fool!
      >
      > --- In existlist@yahoogroups.com, "louise" <hecubatoher@y...>
      wrote:
      > >
      > > Patient Wordsmith,
      > >
      > > Try getting out of 'Hamlet', and diving into 'Macbeth'.
      > >
      > > You Americans miss out on so much, without a living monarchy ...
      > >
      > > Anti-Republican Aryan Socialist
      > >
      > > --- In existlist@yahoogroups.com, "bjunius30" <bjunius30@n...>
      > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > But action is the enemy of thought eduard!
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In existlist@yahoogroups.com, eduard at home <yeoman@v...>
      > > wrote:
      > > > > We speak by means of "mental scripts". Thus language not
      only
      > > > enables our communication but also affects our thinking.
      > > > >
      > > > > eduard
      > > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > > From: Mary Jo
      > > > > To: existlist@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > Sent: Monday, October 04, 2004 12:58 PM
      > > > > Subject: [existlist] Language
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > <My thesis project would interest some here, as I am
      working
      > > on
      > > > how
      > > > > the brain constructs written language, with an emphasis on
      > how
      > > we
      > > > can
      > > > > approach teaching writing more effectively in "special"
      > > > situations.
      > > > > I'm interested in how ideas become words -- or as Chomsky
      has
      > > > argued,
      > > > > how words allow for ideas. (It's an interesting problem,
      > since
      > > we
      > > > > need words to measure some knowledge. This leads to "what
      is
      > > > real" in
      > > > > language.)> CSW
      > > > >
      > > > > CSW, This might be of interest. Although it doesn't deal
      > > > specifically
      > > > > with 'written' language, it deals with how the brain
      > > > is 'prepared'
      > > > > and 'constructed' to develop and use language. We are
      > > genetically
      > > > pre-
      > > > > wired, though not for a specific language. The internal
      links
      > > are
      > > > > informative as well. Mary
      > > > >
      > > > > <http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?articleID=000D636E-E3C0-
      > 1149-
      > > > > A2E783414B7F4945>
      > > > >
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